About the Fund


The #ActForChange Fund launched in March 2016 following South Africans' requests to help make a difference in communites affected by natural disasters or facing other challenges. Shoppers can donate by adding any amount (from R5) to their purchase at a till point in any Group store in South Africa.

All donations are distributed to communities in need, in partnership with local, vetted NGOs across the country, including Gift of the Givers, SA Red Cross Society, Rise Against Hunger, Meals on Wheels, Operation Hunger and more.

The Fund’s aim is to help communities in crisis, so collections are directed to where the need is greatest.

In this last financial year, (FY2023) the #ActForChange Fund received R576 831 in contributions through customer donations at till point.  

Organisations wanting to apply for a donation or sponsorship can apply here.


How you can help

You can help us #ActForChange in the following ways:

Donate to the fund at a till point in any Shoprite, Checkers or Usave store, nationwide

Help in a different way by sending someone a virtual grocery voucher

Beneficiary testimonials

Shoprite Checkers is an incredible partner to Gift of the Givers collaborating with us in disasters and making it possible for us to feed starving communities, restore dignity and be a beacon of hope to diverse communities in crisis.


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Dr Imtiaz Sooliman | Gift of the Givers

We would like to thank the Shoprite Group for partnering with us to make a difference in the lives of ordinary South Africans. You provided us with the ability to do much more by donating towards our relief efforts.


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Gilbert Martin | People of South Africa Foundation NPC

Thank you for supporting the mission of caring for abused children. Your generous aid enables us to appropriately cater for 40 beneficiaries. Your time, dedication and commitment clearly make a difference in their lives.


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Alisha Juggernath | The House of Shalom - Ikhayalethu Child & Youth Care Centre

Some of the ways we #ActForChange